Birdseed: A Free Pattern and My First Full Grade

We added multiple bird feeders to our yard this past year, and watching the birds eat and play at the feeders brought me some joy during what was an otherwise cold, depressing winter. As Covid deaths were mounting, I turned to creativity for a small amount of comfort. About the Pattern A seed stitch yoke…

Milkweed & Monarch

Both Milkweed and Monarch patterns are automatically 20% off in my web shop, on Ravelry and on Payhip through January 17! Milkweed/Monarch is the first sweater pattern duo that I’ve ever released. The design started as a milkweed sweater with a column of monarch butterflies inserted into the yoke over the heart area. As I…

Scrappy V: Now With Long Sleeves

The Scrappy V pattern has been updated to include instructions for long sleeves! The pattern is automatically 20% off through the 31st here in my web shop, on Ravelry and on Payhip. This pattern was originally released in June 2019. It features a fully top down construction and a wide v-shaped neckline. It is intended…

Rattlesnake Tee

Rattlesnake is now available for purchase here in my web shop, on Payhip and on Ravelry. For more detailed pattern info, visit my my shop. Be sure to check out all the sample photos below, as well as some of my testers’ photos at the bottom! Rattlesnake uses DK weight yarn and features a colorwork…

V-Back Tee DK

First and foremost, Black Lives Matter! ALL Black Lives Matter. No, this is not a movement that has been generated by the left so that they can push their evil agendas. Observe, pay attention and listen to your heart. Black people are dying, and it’s not right. On Monday the Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ…

Halfway

Bear with me. This post is colossal. SISTERS UNITED MT DONATION FOR ALL OF MAY 🎉 50% of Halfway sales will be donated to Sisters United MT for the ENTIRE MONTH OF MAY! 🎉 Click here to purchase the pattern from my Ravelry store. Guided by her heritage and big heart, Candice English, the dyer…

Diaphanous Raglan

The number one reason I had to knit this pattern was for the sheer sleeves. Bishop/balloon sleeves are my favorite long sleeve right now. Make them sheer, and I throw my hands up in surrender. Hence, when the Diaphanous Raglan pattern was released, I added it to my queue pronto. PROJECT BREAKDOWN Pattern: Diaphanous Raglan…

Swallowtail

Meet my latest design–Swallowtail! This pullover features a ton of stranded colorwork with fingering weight yarn, all centered on the zebra swallowtail butterfly. This species is my favorite of all the butterflies, and it was fun playing with both the modern and natural elements and deconstructing them into various motifs. For my sample above, I…

The Sophie Sweater: A New Free Kids’ Pattern

With both shame and pride, this is one of those completely spontaneous projects that arose from a KAL. I’ve gotten much better at knitting only my new designs and planned projects, but when I saw pictures of the Knit Collage Fall KAL for 2019 floating around on Instagram, I really could not help myself. I…